About EVU

EVU – Board Members

Prof. DI Dr. techn. Hermann Steffan CEO and Speaker of the Board, A

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Gustav Kasanicky, Deputy Chairman, SK

Dipl.-Ing. (TU) Stephan Schal,Treasurer, D

Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Michael Weyde Secretary, D

Members of the Presidential Council (1)

Dipl.-Ing. (TU) Jörg Ahlgrimm EVU President, D,

(DEKRA Accident Analysis, retired)

Dipl.-Geogr. Jacqueline Lacroix Germany,(German Road Safety Council, DVR)

Honorary Members of the Presidential Council

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz Burg, Deutschland, (IbB Expertise)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Christian von Glasner Deutschland, (Daimler AG, retired)


Members of the Presidential Council (2)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Lugner Österreich, (University of Vienna)    

Dr. Virginio Rivano Italien, (Studio Tecnico, Florenz) 

Secretariat of the Headquarters

Marianne Wolkerstorfer, Office Manager in the EVU-Headquarters  Graz, Austria 


Special Sessions Organisers

  • To propose a session, email us with the title and a short brief of the session 


The company

EVU consists of an umbrella association with the international headquarters in Graz, Austria, as well as of individual country groups.

Every country can establish such a country group, and many countries in Europe, but also outside of Europe, have already done so.

At the time being, EVU counts more than 1200 members and experts from around 35 countries worldwide.

The European Association for Accident Research and Accident Analysis holds an ordinary members meeting every year, which always takes place in the framework of the Annual Congress.

The leading organs of EVU are the General Assembly, the Board of Management and the Presidential Council.The Scientific Board prepares the annual conferences, evaluates the submitted abstracts and then selects the presentation. The official language of the association is English.

General Targets of EVU 

  • Promotion of accident research and improvement of methology in accident analysis.
  • Improvement of traffic safety in cooperation with the automotive industry.
  • Own researches on important safety items in order to be able to participate in legislative safety discussions.
  • Advanced training, permanent education and intensive exchange of experiences in cooperation with legislation- and certification institutions,
  • Technical Services and Automobile Clubs.
  • Contributions to national and international legislative working groups, to expert panels and congresses as well as to legislation of UN/ECE in Geneva and EU in Brussels.


Annual Congresses of EVU

1992 Austria, Vienna

1993 Switzerland, Zurich

1994 Germany, Berlin

1995 Hungary, Budapest

1996 Netherlands, s‘Hertogenbosch

1997 Slowakia, Bratislava

1998 Germany, Münster

1999 Poland, Krakow

2000 Germany, Berlin

2001 Czech Republic, Brno 2002 Slowenia, Portoroz

2003 Switzerland, Zurich

2004 Hungary, Budapest

2005 Slowakia, Bratislava



2006 Germany, Dresden

2007 Poland, Krakow

2008 France, Nice

2009 England, Hinckley

2010 Czech Republic, Prague 2011 Austria, Graz

2012 Romania, Brasov

2013 Italy, Florence

2014 Danmark, Copenhagen

2015 Scotland, Edinburgh

2016 Slovakia, Bratislava

2017 Netherlands, Haarlem

2018 Croatia, Dubrovnik

2019 Spain, Barcelona